OPINION: ‘Hamilton’ discrimination allegations raise questions about the real meaning of inclusivity

Recent allegations of severe discrimination against minorities on the set of the Broadway musical ‘Hamilton’ demonstrate that simply hiring a diverse group of people is not enough for a truly inclusive environment, argues guest columnist Caelan Reeves CM ’24.

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Chew on this: The bitter taste of disparities in the presentation and popularization of food

Food columnist Stephanie Du SC ’21 discusses the disparities and difficulties of being a person of color consuming or creating food and food media. “We must acknowledge that each culture is different and food inequality exists. Respecting our differences and being conscious of our language and actions are steps forward to showing appreciation for varying cuisines and cultures,” she writes.

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OPINION: Don’t take Orientation Adventure out for first-years

I arrived at Pomona College on a Saturday last August having traveled 2,000 miles from home, familiar with practically no one on campus and terrified of the journey I was about to start. Two days later, I hopped on a bus and spent four days backpacking in Sequoia National Park.

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OPINION: OA is cancelled, not moved

Orientation Adventure will still have the same trips, it will just be for sophomores — so moving it isn’t a big deal, right? Wrong: This simple move will completely change the dynamics of orientation, effectively cancelling OA and replacing it with a sophomore shadow of itself. The transition to college

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